News & Events

Introducing Steffan Ronald
Prior to lockdown, our Commercial Property team welcomed its newest Christchurch-based team member. We asked him some questions about life inside and outside the firm. What were you doing...
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Proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality
Since the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality (NESAQ) were introduced in 2004 there...
Resource management reform update
The Resource Management Amendment Act 2020 (Amendment Act) received the Royal Assent on 30...
Tiny home or large vehicle? The latest from the District Court
There is currently no nation-wide regulation of the building and occupation of tiny homes. ...
Overseas Investment Act changes come into force
Lane Neave’s Corporate team published an article on our website on 18 May 2020...
Six-month extension for employer-assisted work visas: the nitty-gritty
In what is widely thought to be the final act of this nature, the...
ERA and the Wage Subsidy
Valerie Raggett, Catherine Talbot, Francelle Burns, Nicholas Swan, Helena Nathan and Michelle Hood v...
Lane Neave announce mid year promotions
Lane Neave is delighted to announce four mid-year promotions of our top-performing solicitors. Rebecca...
New privacy laws come into force in December
New privacy laws are now set to come into force on 1 December 2020...
Selection criteria when restructuring: the do’s and don’ts
The employment law consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are inseparable from the financial consequences....
What you need to know about the Wage Subsidy Extension
As you may be aware the Government announced that a Wage Subsidy Extension will...
Entry through the closed border for “critical workers”
INZ has now released its full detailed policy on the requirements that must be...
New border entry criteria from Thursday 18 June 2020
In our most recent article we predicted that Immigration New Zealand (INZ) would make...
Temporary law change impacts commercial leases
Introduction In the fallout of COVID-19 and Government mandated lockdowns and restrictions, many businesses...
50 Shades of Green: classification and disclosure requirements for green bonds
As we enter into a post COVID-19 New Zealand, alternative investment options may begin...
Concerned about a company’s solvency? What are your options?
Solvency is a key consideration for many directors in the current environment.  If you...
Avatar did it – here’s wow you can too – economic border exception process explained
As many readers of this article are aware the New Zealand Government has recently...
Lane Neave advises MIE Pay on Australian listing
Lane Neave has advised financial and technology company MIE Pay Limited on the New...
Privacy law update: contact tracing and recent High Court case
There have been two recent notable privacy developments.  The first concerns contact tracing obligations...